Agriculture

Photo credit to Coast Cricket Protein website

In the Field - Everything from Grain to Milk -- and Cricket protein!

By Dori Modney (@Dori_Modney on Twitter) with files from The Canadian Press
March 24, 2017 - 6:33pm

LETHBRIDGE -  Country 95-5 makes sure our agricultural reporting on In the Field covers everything from and food related.  So, it should come as no surprise that the program would zero-in on a new type of protein. It is not in the same category as beef, pork or poultry.

Sed Potatoes
Sed Potatoes Photo credit to North American Seed Fair

"In thd Field' has the buzz on phoney honey and expanding potato markets

By Dori Modney (@Dori_Modney on Twitter) with files from The Canadian Pess
March 17, 2017 - 5:21pm

LETHBRIDGE -   Spring is about to arrive and gardeners are already checking garden store in preparation for planting.  With spring, bears begin to leave hibernation and that creates some issues for hobby farmers.  But, before we touch on the bears, there is an issue that consumer

Don Voaklander, director of the Injury Prevention Centre at the U-of-A
Don Voaklander, director of the Injury Prevention Centre at the U-of-A Photo courtesy of the U-of-A

Farm Safety Week draws attention to one of the most dangerous occupations

By Story submitted by U-of-A Communications
March 13, 2017 - 10:11am

EDMONTON -   March 12 through the 18 is Canadian Agriculture Farm Safety Week and it comes with some startling statistics.
 
Farming is the fourth most dangerous occupation in terms of fatal injuries.
 

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